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Ford 8n 6 to 12v conversion what should voltage be on each

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Ford 8n 6 to 12v conversion what should voltage be on each side of the resistor?
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Customer: After converting 8n is getting spark getting gas but won't start
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Customer: Side mount distributor using 6volt coil
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

Resistor should have 12 volts in, and close to 6 volts out. You know you can buy a 12 volt coil for the unit?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

Typical change overs for the Fords, link above.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

Did you find my response and link?

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